Asus Z97-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics66.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (52%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
13 months ago, 13 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Z97-K  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160331
Uptime5.8 Days
Run DateJun 20 '19 at 14:31
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU 52%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4460-$186
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
62.7% Good
Memory 90.8
1-Core 88.5
2-Core 142
68% 107 Pts
4-Core 196
8-Core 246
29% 221 Pts
64-Core 295
20% 295 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$217
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
66.9% Good
Lighting 292
Reflection 233
Parallax 272
77% 265 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 250
Splatting 184
67% 195 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 67%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$31
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 18 12 16 11 11 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
9.27% Terrible
Read 18.8
Write 19
Mixed 15.4
SusWrite 13.4
12% 16.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.1
24% 0.23 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 9.27%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/4G KHX1866C10D3/8G KHX1866C10D3/4G 16GB
1867, 1867, 1867 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
48.4% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 15.6
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 14.3
41% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 66%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z97-K Builds (Compare 9,710 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z97-K - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $978
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